Undated promotional video for Abercrombie & Kent barge cruises of England and France.
Keywords: vhs; barge cruises; tourism; travel; England; France
|Eleanor Steber In Opera And Song - Eleanor Steber|
"Throughout her long and brilliant career in opera and on the concert stage, soprano Eleanor Steber almost singularly defined the ideal American singer. Blessed with a naturally gorgeous tone, vibrant, and rich in color, she added to this an unfailing technique and supreme musicianship which enabled her to move easily from style to style....pure legato and accuracy of intonation made her an unparalleled interpreter of Mozart...."
Keywords: vhs; New England Conservatory; Voice of Firestone; Classic Performances
|Shock Troops Of Disaster 1939 - Federal Works Agency. Work Projects Administration|
On WPA relief operations in New England. Reel 1, hurricane and tidal waves hit the Long Island coast in Dec. 1938. The hurricane and flood waters rage across New England. Derailed trains, felled trees, damaged homes, flooded streets, and other evidences of the catastrophe are shown. Coast Guard crews rescue stranded citizens. WPA and CCC units erect sandbag levees. Reel 2, WPA director Harry Hopkins arrives at Providence, R.I., to survey damage...
Keywords: Civilians; Floods; Hopkins; Harry L. (Harry Lloyd) 1890-1946; Hurricanes; Long Island (N.Y.); Motion pictures; New England; Providence (R.I.); Search and rescue operations; Living New Deal